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Selagia spadicella (Hübner, 1796)

A very local and rare species in Belgium, only observed in two southern provinces.

The larvae live on Calluna and Teucrium.

The adults fly from July till well in September. They are active at dusk and later come to light.

Belgium, Namur, Belvaux, 13 August 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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